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Area Sales Representative Growth Markets ATR

Posted 25 May 2024
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30 Jun 2024 16:00

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We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea.

Learn more: jti.com

This position will remain open until filled

Location: Singapore

Hiring Manager: Regional Sales Manager Growth Markets Asia Travel Retail

Local Applicants Only

WHAT IS THIS POSITION ABOUT?

The incumbent, working very closely with the Regional Sales Manager (RSM) is responsible for all aspects of assigned territory management.
He/she establishes very close links with the trade and play an active role in the elaboration and implementation of Sales and trade programs. He/she coordinates the implementation of sales and trade educational programs and monitors implementation KPIs, and competitive activity. He/she will assist in developing and implementing channel-specific plans and agreements and monitor the sales activities via compliance checks. He/she will also prepare and present account plans under the supervision of his/her Regional Sales Manager (RSM). He/she shall liaise and work very closely with Marketing, Finance, Data Activation, and Key Accounts teams in the respective regional sales team. He/she will be responsible for achieving his/hers Business Goals as established in his/her performance appraisal.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Responsible for effective preparation and implementation of sales, distribution, and through-the-line marketing strategies including but not limited to merchandising shelf-space, and educational programs as defined by the annual plan. Monitors progress, as well as the quality of materials, used and recommends corrective action where necessary. Assist in reviewing/optimizing portfolio across all assigned customers and channels.
  • Responsible for field intelligence and data gathering through sales force automation tool provided (TME) as well as execution of KPI monitoring and reporting results to the Regional Sales Manager including but not limited to sales volume, pricing stock management, and brand listings.
  • Responsible for trade staff engagement at shop floor level, contributing to JTI positioning as the preferred supplier as well as supervision and monitoring of outsourced personnel performance, including KPIs setting and tracking, staff compliance to company standards, and new staff interviewing (if applicable).
  • Preparing and assisting in establishing the rolling forecast, LE, AP, and SP input and plans. Assist in developing and implementing channel-specific plans, identifying opportunities including return on investment analysis, and agreements and monitor (key) accounts compliance.
  • In conjunction with the line manager and support functions, initiate/terminate 3rd party relationships (contracts).

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • University degree or equivalent (required)
  • 3-4 years' experience in sales and distribution/channel management/field trade marketing. Experience in consumer/trade management is a plus.
  • Cross cultural experience is an advantage, Cross functional experience is an advantage, Travel retail experience is an advantage.
  • Fluent English (required), Chinese Proficiency preferred.
  • Computer literate
  • Financial Skills, Negotiation Skills, Process/Project Management, Customer Service, Decision Making, Analysis & Problem solving, Trade Research, Trade Segmentation, Merchandizing Management, Key Account Management, Distribution Management, Territory & Field Force Planning & Management, Time Management, Interpersonal Skill

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

Thank you very much for applying! We will make sure that you will receive feedback within the next two weeks.

JTI - Japan Tobacco International is the international tobacco business of Japan Tobacco Inc., a leading international tobacco product manufacturer, with a global market share of almost 10%. Our company was formed in 1999 when Japan Tobacco Inc. purchased the international tobacco operations of the US multinational R.J.Reynolds. In 2007, Gallaher, a FTSE 100 business, was acquired by Japan Tobacco…


JTI - Japan Tobacco International is the international tobacco business of Japan Tobacco Inc., a leading international tobacco product manufacturer, with a global market share of almost 10%. Our company was formed in 1999 when Japan Tobacco Inc. purchased the international tobacco operations of the US multinational R.J.Reynolds. In 2007, Gallaher, a FTSE 100 business, was acquired by Japan Tobacco Inc. At the time, this was the largest foreign acquisition by a Japanese company.

In 2009, the JT Group acquired part of the worldwide business of Tribac Leaf Limited (a company that trades tobacco in Africa), as well as two Brazilian companies active in the tobacco business, Kannenberg and KBH&C. In the same year, the JT Group also set up JTI Leaf Services, a joint venture with two leaf suppliers in the US – Hail & Cotton Inc. and JEB International.
The Head Quarters are located in Switzerland, Geneva. Worldwide JTI has approximately 25.000 employees spread out over 89 offices en 29 factories. Our brands are sold in more than 120 countries.

Our office in The Netherlands is located in Hilversum and we are responsible for the Dutch market In Hilversum we count 107 employees. Together with Belgium and Luxemburg we are part of the Benelux market. The main office for Belgium and Luxemburg is located in Brussels.
JTI is a true multinational company, without having one culture or one nationality taking precedence over another.

Our roots lie in many different countries - Japan, United States, Great Britain, Austria, only to name a few, and we take pride in building our strength from the diversity of our heritage and the cultures our employees represent. We believe that diversity enables cross-fertilization; it is a true source of inspiration for continuous improvement, development and progress.
JTI Diversity in numbers 60 countries where we have employees 120 countries where our product is sold 27 countries where our product is manufactured 90 nationalities within JTI 48 nationalities located in the Geneva Headquarters 12 nationalities in JTI's 17 Executive committee members

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